Commercial real estate investments followed the pattern set by the overall world economic slowdown. The U.S remains a slightly optimistic in small cap investments, particularly in regions that have seen economic growth. There has been an increase in demand for commercial spaces. Additionally, rates from the Federal Reserve for long term investments remains low even as they increased short term rates. The market has also been subject to tightened banking regulations limiting lending in 2016.

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